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Please note – several headstones in Taruheru Cemetery Block 30 (from the 1970s and 1980s) have suffered damage due to a vehicle accident on 11 May 2021. Contact us for more information if your loved one is in this block.
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Details for Alex Alderton

Warrant Number:1129
Surname:Alderton
Forenames:Alex
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Age:30
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial: 02 August 1897 (Monday)
Cemetery: Makaraka
Block: MKH
Plot #: 482
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In memory of CHAS. HENDERSON, Sydney; J. LOHAN, Melbourne; N.E.ROBERTSON (ROBINSON), London; HARRY BALLARD, Rio de Janeiro;THOMAS CONROY (CONWAY), Dunedin; W. McGUIRE, Yorkshire; W. DYMOCK, London; A.WOOD(S), Dumbarton; (F.J) BIDMEADE, Christchurch; J. McNELLIE, Southampton; M.A.H.ALDERTON, Passenger, Whangarei who lost their lives by the wreck of the S.S. Tasmania which left Gisborne Roadstead on the night of Thursday 29 July 1897 and became a total wreck near Table Cape. 148 souls were on board, 137 were Saved, 11 were drowned. Erected by the Colonial Agents of Huddart, Parker & Co., Proprietary Line.

Picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 482. Picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 482.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 482.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BallardHarryBurialAdult35Unknown02/08/1897
ConwayThomasBurialAdult25Unknown02/08/1897